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Vehicle Software Quality Automation Developers - Software Defined Vehicle (SDV)

  • Location
    • Mountain View, California
    • Warren, Michigan
  • Schedule Full time
  • Posted


Work Arrangement

This role is categorized as hybrid. This means the successful candidate is expected to report to Warren (Sloan Engineering Center), Markham (Elevation Centre), or Mountain View, CA three times per week, at minimum [or other frequency dictated by the business].

This job may be eligible for relocation benefits.

The Role

GM is developing the next generation of embedded platform software to deliver state of the art Infotainment features on the Ultifi platform. We are looking for energetic engineers with experience in Android, QNX, and Linux to help us deliver high quality software for future automotive systems. This position is flexible to ensure work-life integration.

As a Vehicle SW Quality Automation Developer at GM, you will develop automation solutions that will enable test automation of software at a vehicle level. This will include developing automation solutions and enablers that will encompass all systems and subsystems within the vehicle.

This exciting position is a located in central hub for developing automation enablers that will transform how GM develops and tests the software within the vehicle. The Vehicle SW Quality Automation developer will take input from Test Architects and bring their vision of how automation testing of software is done at a vehicle level to life. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with different business units all around GM and is terrific for technical and leadership growth!

What You’ll Do

  • Develop Python automation libraries that enable efficient and effective testing of the software that integrate into a global automation ecosystem at a vehicle level

  • Write clean, efficient, well-documented code that adheres to the defined standards

  • Participate in code reviews and provide constructive feedback to team members on best practices and standards

  • Collaborate with automation team members to ensure maximum effectiveness through tool evaluation, enhancements to script architecture and definition of value-add platform enhancements.

  • Work as technical mentor to deliver the training and guidance required to develop a highly capable SW automation development team.

  • Collaborate with virtual engineering development teams to develop next generation tools and processes to support development on the Software Defined Vehicle.

  • Lead workshop discussions designed to solve complex problems and propose innovative solutions.

  • Foster and maintain a positive and collaborative work environment while driving process improvement and innovative solutions.

  • Stay up to date with emerging technologies and trends in software automation

  • Develop and adapt automation development to fit the needs of an enterprise level SW organization.


The compensation information is a good faith estimate only. It is based on what a successful applicant in the California Bay Area which includes the following counties: Marin, Contra Costa, San Francisco, Alameda, San Mateo, Santa Clara, and Santa Cruz might be paid in accordance with the California law.

The compensation may not be representative for positions located outside of the California Bay Area.  

The expected base compensation for this role is: $152,100 - $232,900 USD Annual. Actual base compensation within the identified range will vary based on factors relevant to the position. 

Bonus Potential:

An incentive pay program offers payouts based on company performance, job level, and individual performance.


GM offers a variety of health and wellbeing benefit programs. Benefit options include medical, dental, vision, Health Savings Account, Flexible Spending Accounts, retirement savings plan, sickness and accident benefits, life insurance, paid vacation & holidays.

Additional Description

Your Skills & Abilities (Required Qualifications)

  • 5 years of experience developing in multiple programming languages such as Java, C++, C#, Python, Groovy, Scala, etc.

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or related.

  • Hands-on test automation development expertise with in-depth knowledge of multiple open-source/commercial tools for test automation.

  • High level of oral and written communication skills to work independently and effectively with others.

  • Passing score on technical coding assessment

What Will Give You a Competitive Edge (Preferred Qualifications)

  • Understanding of Vehicle Electrical Architecture and Subsystem/Features within the vehicle

  • Advanced degree in engineering or management/leadership.

  • Experience with automation frameworks and developing enablers within them

  • 3 years of experience in Automotive SW Test or Development, including experience with test automation and test or software architecture.


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